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Israeli settlers destroy water well belonging to Palestinian near Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, May 2, 2017 (WAFA) – Israeli settlers Tuesday destroyed a water well belonging to a Palestinian resident in the town of al-Khader to the south of the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, according to a local activist.

Hasan Brijiyeh, from the separation wall and settlements‘ committee in Bethlehem, told WAFA a group of settlers residing in illegal West Bank settlements under international law, destroyed the well under the protection of Israeli forces.

The owner was identified as Ahmad Ghnaim.

The 100-square-meter well was built almost 250 years ago and is located near the settlement outpost of ‘Sidi Boaz’, built illegally on Palestinian-owned land.

T.R.

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